Italian Tomato Salad
When you're sharing your bumper crop of tomatoes with friends and family, be sure to send along a copy of this extra-easy recipe. The light oil-and-vinegar dressing and subtle seasonings let the wonderful flavors of just-picked tomatoes and crisp cucumbers come through.
4 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + chilling
- 2 medium tomatoes, sliced
- 1/2 medium cucumber, sliced
- 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
- 1/4 cup vegetable oil
- 2 tablespoons cider or red wine vinegar
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- Layer tomatoes, cucumber and onion in a large salad bowl. Combine
- oil, vinegar, basil, salt and pepper; drizzle over vegetables. Cover
- and refrigerate; until ready to serve. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 150 calories, 14 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 155 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.